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Employee Benefit Packages provided by Employers are increasingly under ERISA Legislation passed by Congress. The lastest ACT was passed in 1974. Frankly, in my opinion, its time for an overhaul of this legislation. Employees have few rights regarding Long-Term Disability Insurance and Employers place far too many escape clauses in contracts.
What changes should Congress make to this legislation? Join ESTRA in a conversation about Employer, Employee, and ERISA experiences with Self-Insured Corporate Benefit Packages.
Can welfare reform end poverty in America? Peter Ferrara believes it can. Peter is a great article writer and a great contributer to Forbes! Peter has writen numerous articles about many different subjets of interest. Do not be surprised if he wakes you up to what welfare reform will mean to our country as a whole. Come listen to Peter Ferrara speak and answer questions that anyone may have about how our government spends over a trillion dollars a year on welfare! Call in and share your two cents on this issue. Call in at 1-347-677-1837.
The passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) in 1996 changed the way the federal government finances cash welfare to low-income families. Instead of a matching grant, states receive a set amount of federal funds in the form of a block grant with no adjustments for inflation, caseload numbers, or state spending. Social assistance programs, however, tend to experience increased demand in recessions – more people require assistance from the government during difficult economic times. To meet increased demand, states have to increase spending, but recessions usually bring lower revenues to states, requiring some cuts to discretionary spending. Analysts were concerned that PRWORA’s change to a block grant would jeopardize social spending during times of state fiscal stress and cause states to disproportionately cut welfare spending during recession.
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Hosts Mimi Kennedy and Judy Hess are joined by progressive leaders to discuss progressive politics, American politics, culture, faith, demographics, social justice, economic justice, justice, social change, candidates, elections, policy, Congress, and more!
Today's special guest: John Nichols, The Nation writer and MSNBC Contributor
The topic of the day is ObamaCare! I am with my guest speaker, Connie, as she shares her inspiring story of how President Barack Obama's healthcare reform helped her to receive medicine for a serious illness she is facing. Without ObamaCare, she says that getting the medicine would not be possible for her. Listen to her testominial and then YOU can decide (or have more information to make a decision) once and for all if ObamaCare (Obama Care) is good for America or not.
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- A real testominial (honest and not a "paid" review of any kind) from guest speaker, Connie, about how ObamaCare is allowing her to get medicine that she otherwise could not obtain.
JUSTICE FOR FREDDIE GRAY SPECIAL SERIES
Freddie Grays Genocide: What would Malcolm X Do (What would he say)? Is Our Struggle [today] Just A Dream or Is It By Any Means (Necessary)
Dr. Alli Muhammad CGIC-RBPP goes deep into the how we have ignored the "necessary" message of Malcolm X and have restricted ourselves to the soundbite "dream" of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, dictated to us by our oppressor, diliberately [avioding our freedom] [and] surbordinating our struggle to a controlled US domestic "civil rights" (only, struggle) paradigm.
(Though, Baba King, actual stood for [Black] Human Rights. )
However, the message that Baba Malcolm X gave us, was a Revolutionary Struggle, By Any Means Necessary, with a political Black Human Rights warfare/platform.We have been led to believe that all we can do is rely on the oppressor, beg their courts, congress, senate, government of and in the land of our captivity, to stop them from oppressing us "civilly". While our human existence is being criminally & violently removed, violated, & exterminated.
Baba Osagyefo Olugbala Revolutionary Goon, General Dr. Alli Muhammad M.S., PhD, MD AKA "Super Nigga". Fights for us on many battlefields he is our BOLD REVOLUTIONARY BLACK POWER WARRIOR GENERAL. Dr. Alli Muhammad is the Chief-General-In-Command of the RBPP, the General in Command of the Black Race, Community, Nation and movement. BLACK POWER!!!!!!
1. In the News 2. Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik talked by remote video from New York City about his book, From Jailer to Jailed, in which he detailed his 2010 guilty plea to making false statements and tax charges for which he served three years in federal prison. He talked about the criminal justice system and prison reform and also the civil rights investigation into the Baltimore Police Department announced the previous day. He also responded to electronic communications and telephone lines divided between those in law enforcement, those with experience in the prison system, and all others. 3. Book Talk 4. Listener Calls
Listen to the 5/21/15 episode Navajo News Without Borders AKA Indigenous News From the Navajo Rez at http://tobtr.com/s/7616631. #BlogTalkRadio The news topics included the removal of Northern Cheyenne Nation Historic Preservation Officer and Sun Dancer James Walks Along from a stage where Wyoming state & federal officials were conducting a public hearing on the removal of grizzly bears from the federal endangered species list and the opening of grizzly bear trophy hunts; Los Angles sells its share of coal-fired Navajo Generating Station; Republican controlled Congress planning revival of American Indian Termination Policy; Navajo Council tables referendums for Navajo voters to approve the Council's usage of about $772.5 million from the tribal Permanent Trust Fund Principal, and Navajo Council approves law that prohibits political candidates from running for office if she or he has an outstanding financial obligation from a tribal ethics complaint. Thank for Tuning In & Staying Informed. May Peace Prevail on Mother Earth!
Should a dying inmate with 6 months or less to live be released from custody?
We will discuss the case of David Moreno and others with his sister, Lisa Moreno. How do YOU feel about this controversial issue.
And since Compassionate Release is the law in California, why can the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation get it right?
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Diaspora Group Commends House Chairman for Urging Investigation into Rwandan Human Rights Abuses
At Hearing, Rep. Chris Smith Questions President Kagame’s Role in Killings, Disappearances
WASHINGTON, DC (May 20, 2015) – Democracy in Rwanda Now (DIRN), a non-profit, non-governmental organization, on Wednesday praised the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations for urging an investigation into Rwanda’s human rights record and President Paul Kagame’s role in a series of troubling events including killings and disappearances of dissidents.
Subcommittee Chairman Chris Smith (R-NJ) called some of the recent reported abuses “serious crimes” and said the international community needs to take a “very aggressive look” into what President Paul Kagame’s complicity was in the disappearances and killings of dissidents. “If there are death squads being deployed to kill the diaspora and political opponents...we need to get to the bottom of this,” he said.
The chairman made the remarks at a hearing Wednesday called “Developments in Rwanda,” which he called to examine “persistent, credible reports of human rights abuses by this government both inside and outside the country,” and “how this reality impacts US policy toward Rwanda.”
“Any investigation into the assassinations, attempted assassinations and disappearances of Kagame dissidents is welcome news,” said one of the hearing witnesses David Himbara, a former top economic aide to Kagame and coordinator for the North American branch of DIRN. “I applaud Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Karen Bass for their leadership on this very serious and important issue. The Rwandan people deserve to live in a free and democratic society without fear
today's deals with the issue of economic survival for veteran across the United States. We find ourselves at a place that we are unable to afford reasonable housing accommodations for our families and ourselves. today we discuss the issues that we face in order to bring about a solution from Congress to address the housing issue the property issue that is a major fight for most veterans
today's episode we will discuss news items from Congress like the filibuster that ended last night with Senator Rand Paul taking the the Senate floor to filibuster the passing of the real authiztion of the Patriot Act
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